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Caregiver Support Groups


Freedom Village Caregiver Support Group - Bradenton

When:

2:30 pm -3:30 pm - Fourth Tuesday of every month

Location:

Freedom Village
6410 21st Avenue West
Bradenton, FL 34209

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

Jill West, (941) 798-8200

Details:


The Cottages of Bradenton Caregiver Support Group - Bradenton

When:

10:00 am - 11:00 am – Second Wednesday of every month

Location:

The Cottages
5700 24th Street East
Bradenton, FL 34203

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

Marge Lowe, (941) 755-0443


Tidewell Hospice Caregiver Support Group - Palmetto

When:

10:00 am – Second Monday of every month

Location:

Tidewell Hospice
4151 37th Street East
Palmetto, FL 34221

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

Kenya Sture, (941) 302-6078


Sarasota Memorial Hospital Caregiver Connection Support Group - Sarasota

When:

9:30 am - 11:00 am - Second Wednesday of every month

Location:

Institute For Advanced Medicine
Education & Resource Center
5880 Rand Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34238

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

HealthLine, (941) 917-7777

Details:

Caregiver Connection welcomes anyone caring for a loved one with disease or disability - for caregivers & family members only. Where would your loved one be without you? Join us for positive and rewarding ways to do it all & do it well without losing yourself in the process! Ongoing direction, motivation & support for those committed to the care of a loved one with Wanda Jackson. Complimentary continental breakfast. No reservations necessary. Free.

Website:

http://www.smh.com/sections/shared_resources/calendar/calendar.asp


The Caregiver Resource Center – Sarasota

When:

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Every Tuesday

Location:

Senior Friendship Centers, Inc.
The Caregiver Resource Center, Sarasota
Brother William Geenen Living Room
1888 Brother Geenen Way
Sarasota, FL 34236

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

(941) 556-3268

Details:

Open to anyone caring for a loved one. Facilitated by Paula Falk, Director of CRC and Jane Johnson MSW.

Website:

http://www.friendshipcenters.org/Locations/Sarasota.aspx


Senior Friendship Center Caregiver Resource Center Drop-in Caregiver Support

When:

11:00 am to 1:00 pm - Every Monday

Location:

Gulf Gate Library
7112 Curtiss Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34231

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

(941) 556-3268

Details:

Senior Friendship Centers staff offer one-on-one support for caregivers


The Caregiver Resource Center - Venice

When:

9:30 am - 10:30 am - every Thursday

Location:

Senior Friendship Centers, Inc.
The Caregiver Resource Center
Quiet Room
2350 Scenic Drive
Venice, FL 34293

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

(941) 584-0071

Details:

Caregivers who would like to meet with others who are dealing with this life transi­tion please join us. All Caregivers are welcome.

Website:

http://www.friendshipcenters.org/Locations/Venice.aspx


Senior Friendship Center Caregiver Resource Center Drop-in Caregiver Support

When:

First and Third Friday of every month

Location:

North Port Library
13800 Tamiami Trail
North Port, FL

Where:

Map to Group Location

Contact:

(941) 584-0071

Details:

Senior Friendship Centers staff offer one-on-one support for caregivers

Website:

http://www.friendshipcenters.org/Caregivers.aspx